Monday, September 18, 2006

AIDS: 1 In 4 Die Of Other Things (Diabetes Mellitus)

AIDS: 1 In 4 Die Of Other Things
CBS News - 9 minutes ago
The success of anti-HIV drugs is making it less common for people with AIDS to actually die of causes related to the disease, according to a New York study.Save to My Web

Diabetes treatment drug may also prevent those at risk from getting it
WALB News 10 - Sep 15 9:27 PM
UNDATED A drug already used to treat diabetes could help keep people from developing it. That's among the findings in the largest study ever done on ways to prevent diabetes.Save to My Web

More money, more food: India faces diabetes crisis
AFP via Yahoo! News - Sep 14 8:31 PM
Rising incomes and huge servings of bad food -- from deep-fried samosas to pizza and burgers -- have sparked a surge in diabetes cases in India that threatens the health care system, experts say.Save to My Web

Lilly diabetes drug curbs weight gain
Sharewatch - Sep 14 6:49 AM
The study found that 18 percent of Type 2 diabetes patients given exenatide reached target blood sugar levels recommended by the International Diabetes Federation, compared with 9 percent of patients taking Novo Nordisk\'s NovoMix 30 insulin treatment.Save to My Web

Diabetes Screening
WTVY-TV 4 - Sep 17 6:58 PM
More than 20 million americans are currently diagnosed with diabetes. Another 4100 are diagnosed everyday. The condition is quickly becoming one of the most serious medical probmes facing America.Save to My Web

Drug Reduces Type 2 Diabetes Risk 62 Percent for Those at Highest Risk
Senior Journal - Sep 18 8:09 AM
September 18, 2006 - Giving people at high-risk of developing type 2 diabetes the drug rosiglitazone (Avandia), along with recommended lifestyle changes, can reduce the risk of developing the disease for those at the highest risk by more than 60 percent, according to the largest diabetes-prevention trial to date.Save to My Web

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Sunday, September 17, 2006

Diabetes Mellitus - Understanding and beating obesity

Understanding and beating obesity
Cayman Net News, Cayman Islands - Sep 16, 2006 Obesity is associated with more than 30 medical conditions including diabetes (type 2), heart disease, stroke, gallbladder disease and cancer of the breast

Coalition urges action now to manage diabetes, France - 8 hours ago The survey: Optimising Control in Diabetes (OPTIMIZE) Survey in which almost 1,500 people with type 2 diabetes from seven countries were questioned about

New Data Supports Talabostat's Ability to Stimulate Key Cytokines
Genetic Engineering News (press release), NY - Sep 14, 2006 Point is a Boston-based biopharmaceutical company developing a portfolio of dipeptidyl peptidase (DPP) inhibitors for use in cancer, type 2 diabetes and as

The middle of the night is the worst time for Amy Weasel
Henderson Gleaner, KY - 4 hours ago a lot, if there wasn't some type of monitor Bryant Weasel, 2, plays with his grandfather Kenneth Weasel problems range from autism to deafness, diabetes and a

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From a global warming diet to a greener one (Diabetes Mellitus)

From a global warming diet to a greener one
Anniston Star (subscription), AL - Sep 14, 2006 If altruism isn't reason enough to eat a greener diet, consider the have much lower rates of obesity, heart attacks, strokes and diabetes, due partly to

Artificial sweeteners: A safe alternative to sugar - Sep 14, 2006 people are consuming large amounts of sugar as part of their daily diet. People with diabetes may use artificial sweeteners because they make food taste sweet

Educating clients through Pet Diabetes Month
American Veterinary Medical Association, IL - Sep 15, 2006 Nearly all respondents in the survey stated that if diabetes were diagnosed in their pet, adjusting its diet would be an actionable, convenient treatment option

Obesity warning from the EU
Cyprus Mail, Cyprus - Sep 16, 2006 value of school meals, respondents suggested education programmes promoting a healthy diet for children A recent epidemiological study for diabetes, carried out

Home World In India, more wealth and more diabetes
Siber News Media, NY - Sep 14, 2006 that entails less movement, more fattening foods and higher stress - a toxic brew for diabetes. The traditional Indian diet can itself be generous with calories

Poorly controlled insulin may contribute to Alzheimer's
Charlotte Observer, NC - Sep 15, 2006 people have Type 2 diabetes and another 41 million have a condition known as pre-diabetes. Both conditions largely are preventable through diet and exercise.

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Friday, September 15, 2006

Diabetes Mellitus - The Plant-Based Diet: Is Meat Good for You?

The Plant-Based Diet: Is Meat Good for You?, AZ - Sep 13, 2006 the Chinese diet, Dr. Campbell made several crucial observations between meat-based diets and disease. -Cancer ( colon, lung, breast, stomach), diabetes, heart

Eat Well Be Well Foods Team Up With Rite Aid
NPIcenter (press release), Canada - Sep 14, 2006 and sugar alcohols that contribute to the disturbing statistics surrounding diabetes and obesity These products can be found in the diet and sugar-free section

Kimberly Garrison | Stop chewing the fat and start raising the bar
Philadelphia Daily News, PA - Sep 14, 2006 totally on the BMI, you could be at increased risk for joint problems, diabetes, high blood for much too long, Americans have been duped by the diet industry.

EUROACTION set to change the face of preventive cardiology
Imperial College London, UK - Sep 14, 2006 and general practices, across the key lifestyle and risk factors: diet (fruit and 140/90 mmHg, or <130/85 mmHg for patients with diabetes) were consistently

Arena Pharmaceuticals Initiates Lorcaserin Phase 3 Obesity
Yahoo! News (press release) - Sep 12, 2006 20 mg and 10 mg daily doses versus placebo over a one-year treatment period, with one of the trials evaluating patients with type 2 diabetes. Diet and exercise

Epidemic Influenza And Vitamin D
Medical News Today (press release), UK - 18 hours ago just cannot get adequate amounts of vitamin D from our diet. autoimmune disease, depression, chronic pain, depression, gum disease, diabetes, hypertension, and

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Thursday, September 14, 2006

West Bulletin Board (Diabetes Mellitus)

West Bulletin Board
Pittsburgh Post Gazette, PA - 22 hours ago 18-27, at Aliquippa Community Hospital. It is for adults with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes. Registration is required at 724-857-1613.

Exubera Effective in Diabetes Patients who Have Respiratory
campus med, Germany - 23 hours ago In patients with type 1 diabetes, Exubera should be used in combination with long or intermediate acting insulin, for whom the potential benefits of adding

New Data Supports Talabostat's Ability to Stimulate Key Cytokines
Genetic Engineering News (press release), NY - 20 hours ago An expert on IL-1, Dr. Dinarello also serves on the Company's Scientific of dipeptidyl peptidase (DPP) inhibitors for use in cancer, type 2 diabetes and as

UPDATE 1-Lilly says study shows Byetta as good as Novomix
Reuters - 18 hours ago treatment also resulted in an average reduction in body weight, Lilly said, a finding that has been seen in other trials of the drug for type 2 diabetes.

6-year-old s condition keeps parents on their toes
Massillon Independent, OH - Sep 12, 2006 Her battle with Type 1 diabetes best known as juvenile diabetes is one that keeps her parents, family members and guardians on their toes at all times.

Loved ones help runner kick off multi-marathon journey
Peace River Record Gazette, Canada - Sep 12, 2006 Ron Kube, Lindsay s relative, discussed his lifelong struggle with Type 1 diabetes. In 2003, he received a pancreas and kidney transplant.

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Diabetes Mellitus - Molecular medicine comes to the rescue

Molecular medicine comes to the rescue
PhysOrg - On Monday, August 14, Lilly Jaffe, a six-year-old North Shore suburban girl who had been diagnosed with type 1 diabetes when she was one month old, checked into the Clinical Research Center at the University of Chicago Medical Center. On Friday

Galvus demonstrates powerful blood sugar reductions in Phase III
WebWire - 1. Schweizer, S. Dejager, M.A. Baron, D. Mills, Y. Amiour, J. Rosenstock. Vildagliptin is as Effective as Rosiglitazone in Drug-Na ve Patients with Type 2 Diabetes and Does Not Cause Weight Gain. Presented at EASD September 14, 2006 2. S.H. Saydah, J

Nektar Cites Good Pfizer Exubera Data
MSN MoneyCentral - In an analysis of data from five clinical trials, Pfizer said people with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes using Exubera gained less weight than those using injectable insulin. Type 1 diabetes, which accounts for 5 percent to 10 percent of cases, occurs

Tennis Elbow
WOOD - Obese people are more likely to develop illnesses such as cancer, diabetes Difficulties varied according to the type of imaging. By 2003, abdominal ultrasounds exhibited the most difficulty in giving a proper diagnosis (1.9 percent), followed by

Market Report -- In Play (NKTR)
MSN MoneyCentral - Retrospective analyses of 14 Exubera Phase II and III clinical studies showed Exubera was well tolerated and efficacious, even during respiratory illness in adults with type 1 or type 2 diabetes. Another new study found that while passive smoke

New Phase III Data Showed Significant Glucose-Lowering Efficacy
MSN MoneyCentral - This 24-week, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study evaluated simultaneous treatment of JANUVIA with metformin and the use of both agents as monotherapy in 1,056 untreated patients with type 2 diabetes. Analyses were performed in

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Tuesday, September 12, 2006

Diabetes Mellitus - Accelerated Weight Loss May Signal Imminent Dementia Onset

Accelerated Weight Loss May Signal Imminent Dementia Onset
MedPage Today, NJ - 14 hours ago health risks investigated (depressive symptoms, marital status, use of potentially anorectic medications, APOE-4 expression, diabetes mellitus, and appetite

Mirtazapine for Severe Gastroparesis Unresponsive to Conventional
Psychosomatics (subscription) - Sep 7, 2006 vascular disorders. 4 Up to 50% of patients with long-standing diabetes mellitus have been reported to have gastroparesis. 5 Antral

The Relationship of Medical Comorbidity and Depression in Older
Psychosomatics (subscription) - Sep 7, 2006 cancer, CNS (brain) disease, COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease), hypothyroidism, impaired hearing, low vision, diabetes mellitus, hypertension, and

Prevention Strategies Reviewed for Women With Migraines
Medscape (subscription) - Sep 6, 2006 Migraine is common in women, occurring more frequently than diabetes mellitus, osteoarthritis, or asthma, and affecting 27% of women of reproductive age.

Publicado: Jue Sep 07, 2006 8:00 pm Asunto: more of a peer level
Shell Security, Spain - Sep 7, 2006 What was happening here?Wel diabetes mellitus type i , part of the problem was a surprisingly backward diabetes mellitus type ii staffing at the school.

Uncertainty Surrounds The Antidiabetic Glitazars, Reports
Medical News Today (press release), UK - 7 hours ago The most common form of diabetes is Type II diabetes (non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (NIDDM); maturity-onset diabetes) which has both genetic and

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Saturday, September 09, 2006

Diabetes Mellitus - Birth control; Family planning and contraception

Birth control; Family planning and contraception
Dayton Daily News - children); medical conditions that could threaten maternal, fetal, or infant health (such as diabetes , on "the pill" to communicate with their health care provider for optimal "matching" of the type of oral contraceptive to each patient. About 2 to

Seafood: New Research on Its Health Benefits
WANE-TV - 2. Benefits for Young Children Findings from Child Asthma Prevention Study Recent study findings from the Childhood and fish oils found a 30 percent reduction in patient triglyceride levels, particularly among subjects with Type I diabetes who

On the blog now:
Town Hall - Democrats Loath to Predict Win This Fall - Sep 2, 2006 Call it the campaign with threatens to overwhelm health systems around the globe with illnesses such as diabetes War, Canada's National Optics Institute developed a system to detect which type of

10 Things You Can Do For Vision Health
WANE-TV - Being overweight is a major risk factor for developing Type 2 diabetes. And diabetic retinopathy is the leading cause of blindness in those under 65. Not only that, but the Nurses' Health Study from Harvard Medical School found women with

County tops the weight charts
Bennington Banner - Childhood obesity has become such a problem in Bennington and across the nation, she said, that it's becoming increasingly common to see pre-teens with type 2 diabetes. Previously called "adult onset diabetes," the medical community changed the name

Sirtris Announces First Phase 1 Trial of a Sirtuin Therapeutic
WTOL-TV - There is a significant need for novel therapeutics to effectively treat patients with diseases of aging like Type 2 Diabetes and neurological diseases," said Peter Elliott, Ph.D., Senior Vice President of Development at Sirtris. "SRT501 represents

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Diabetes Mellitus - Dietary Therapy in Idiopathic Nephrolithiasis

Dietary Therapy in Idiopathic Nephrolithiasis
RedNova - Sep 06 3:07 AM
By Borghi, Loris; Meschi, Tiziana; Maggiore, Umberto; Prati, Beatrice Like other diseases striking predominantly the affluent societies, idiopathic nephrolithiasis is increasing in rich countries and appears to be closely related to dietary habits.Save to My Web

Amlodipine Based Regimen to Lower Blood Pressure, Reduces the Risk of New-Onset Diabetes in Hypertensive Patients by
[Press Release] CNW Group via Yahoo! Finance - Sep 06 1:00 AM
A hypertension regimen based on the calcium channel blocker amlodipine has been shown to reduce the risk of new-onset diabetes by 34 percent in people with high blood pressure, compared with a widely used beta-blocker-based antihypertensive regimen, according to findings from the largest study of hypertensive patients ever conducted in Europe .Save to My Web

King Pharma, Depomed Launch Glumetza
AP via Yahoo! Finance - Sep 06 9:04 AM
Drug makers King Pharmaceuticals Inc. and Depomed Inc. said Wednesday their type 2 diabetes treatment Glumetza is available on the U.S. market.Save to My Web

Diabetes insipidus
Mayo Clinic - Sep 08 9:45 PM
When you hear the term "diabetes insipidus," you may immediately assume the condition is related to what's commonly known as "sugar" diabetes, or type 1 and type 2 diabetes mellitus.Save to My Web

King Pharma, Depomed Launch Glumetza - Sep 06 9:20 AM
(AP) BRISTOL, Tenn. Drug makers King Pharmaceuticals Inc. and Depomed Inc. said Wednesday their type 2 diabetes treatment Glumetza is available on the U.S. market.Save to My Web

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Thursday, September 07, 2006

Diabetes Mellitus - Insulin pump trials to begin in city

Insulin pump trials to begin in city
Times of India, India - Sep 5, 2006 AHMEDABAD: Diabetes management is in for a drastic change. From taking three to four insulin injections a day, the type-1 patients will have insulin pumps that

Gene behind increased type 1 diabetes risk identified
South Asian Women's Forum, India - Sep 5, 2006 Washington, Sept 5: Researchers have revealed that people who inherit a certain gene, dubbed "gene X", are at an 80% increased risk of having type 1 diabetes.

Researchers Uncover Type 1 Diabetes Genetic Risk Much Higher Than
AScribe (press release) - Sep 5, 2006 5 (AScribe Newswire) -- A discovery at the Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes has identified a genetic risk for type 1 diabetes three to four times

New Once-Daily Oral Diabetes Treatment Glumetza(TM) Now Available
Genetic Engineering News (press release), NY - Sep 6, 2006 by approximately 1 million new cases each year in the United States alone. Approximately 90% to 95% of people with diabetes suffer from type 2 diabetes, the

online diabetes support team
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation - 15 hours ago The Online Diabetes Support team is made up of JDRF volunteers from around the country: adults and teens who have type 1 diabetes (juvenile diabetes); parents

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Tuesday, September 05, 2006

New Patent Issued to the University of Pittsburgh for 2 (Diabetes Mellitus)

New Patent Issued to the University of Pittsburgh for 2
KPLC TV - FORT COLLINS, Colo., March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- PR Pharmaceuticals Inc. (PRP), announced today the issuance of U.S. Patent No. 6,998,395 covering 2-methoxyestradiol (2ME) for the treatment of diabetes. The patent which is assigned to the University of

Crossing Borders to Work on Hearts
INS News - We contacted MediAssist4U and, after a screening, arrangements were made for me to seek treatment in India. "My wife and I Diabetes and high blood pressure are the main killers in the country and primary screening is critical." (c) 2006 New

New Clinical Trials in Kidney Transplantation: Survival of the Fittest
Medscape News - risk for graft loss was greater in patients who received a kidney from a deceased donor, recipients with type 2 diabetes as serum creatinine of 0.5 mg with histologic confirmation) was comparable between the belatacept and CsA treatment groups

Paying to get it right
Chicago Tribune - out the essential things that all physicians should, but don't always, do to manage or treat illnesses such as diabetes It promises better treatment, fewer hospital stays, fewer botched surgeries and extended recoveries. Boosting prevention

New Lipitor Data Published in The Lancet - who also had a specific cluster of cardiovascular risk factors, consistent with the metabolic syndrome, intensive treatment Lipitor is also used in patients with type 2 diabetes and at least one other risk factor for heart disease, such as high

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